Americans, beyond the small group of specialist Sinologists, should consider the value of reciprocating.
And the steam engine that powered the reciprocating motion of the sphere was located in a separate room from the patient.
Steam-engines are of two kinds:— reciprocating, employing cylinders and cranks; rotary, called turbines.
But her reciprocating mood of cheerfulness was quickly spent.
She was constantly receiving and reciprocating civilities in the most kind and friendly manner with the inhabitants of Washington.
The reciprocating marine engine, however, had been steadily improved, until it was a marvel in efficiency.
The Boche on his part was reciprocating, so that the exchange of shots was mutual.
With the utmost eagerness I sprang to my feet and made the reciprocating gesture.
Rhoda had not the least idea of ever reciprocating Mr. Diamond's sentiments.
He was also careful to maintain the amenities of life, prompt in meeting and reciprocating all social obligations.
"moving back and forth," 1690s, present participle adjective from reciprocate (v.). Specifically of machines by 1822.